Ian Riley Photo We'd like to send out a huge thanks to Sam Bailey and Alan Broyhill for all of their help before, during and after HSM 2018. They did an awesome job hosting Saturday night - you'll be hearing more form these two.
We'd like to extend another huge thanks to our Co Title Sponsor Patagonia for their continued support of not only Hardly Strictly Musky, but the outdoor community as a whole. We really couldn't do it without you folks - THANK YOU!
Matt Simcox Tells the Hunters For The Hungry Story on Thursday Night Ian Riley Photo Thursday Night's special guests were Mike Butler and Matt Simcox from the Tennessee Wildlife Federation's Hunters for the Hungry program. Matt gave the HSM crowd an overview of this outstanding program that provided over 550,000 meals of venison for the hungry last year alone. HSM presented Hunters for the Hungry with a $600 donation on behalf of our anglers - watch for more news from HSM
New Yorker Justin Damude along with Trois Jeter and Toles Hartman topped the biggest ever field of anglers in HSM history. After two long days of high temperatures and unusually low water, Damude's 40 3/4" musky was enough to claim both the big fish award and put his team into the team championship. Juan Kindelan took home the largest smallmouth award and Guy Franzen and his crew earned the fabled "Fu@K MUSKY" award. A total of 13 musky were released over the two day event h
The staff and crew at Hardly Strictly Musky are proud to welcome TECOVAS as a new sponsor. If you've not yet seen a pair of these, you should. Awesome boots! A few lucky HSM anglers will be sporting a pair after this weekend.